'Ringer' series premiere recap: Double Trouble

First of all, I’d like to state that no other TV twins can top Brandon and Brenda Walsh in my heart. But that being said Ringer’s Siobhan and Bridget are probably in my top five. I mean we’ve all missed Sarah Michelle Gellar on television since the end of Buffy the Vampire SlayerRinger sorta reminds me in fact of that fantastic Buffy episode where there were two Willows: one who was mean/kinda slutty and one who wore a pink sweater with daisy appliqués. But I digress…

So SMG returned to television last night in the new CW thriller Ringer. I know I already compared it to Buffy, but it actually is much more akin to a Brian DePalma movie. It’s a little Hitchcock, a little soap opera, and a lot over the top. The premiere episode is far from perfect, but I think it lays enough ground work and suspense to keep watching. Plus, the lead character has a giant, wall-size photo of herself in her living room a la Sigourney Weaver inWorking Girl. That is something you just have to respect. Read More...


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